2016-2017 Seminar Schedule

The UCR Political Economy Seminar provides a venue for graduate students and faculty from UCR and elsewhere to engage actively in interdisciplinary and state of the art research in political economy.

For more information, or if you would like to present your work at the seminar, please contact the organizers, Jana Grittersova (jana.grittersova@ucr.edu) and Matthew C Mahutga (matthew.mahutga@ucr.edu).

The Political Economy seminar meets from 3:10 PM–5:00 PM in HUMANITIES 1500, unless otherwise noted.

 

2016-2017

2015-2016

2013-2014

 

Schedule

Speaker

Thursday, November 3rd Thomas Oatley, Professor of Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Banker for the World: Global Capital and American Financialization.”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, December 1st Faisal Z. Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Princeton University
Geopolitics and the Aiding of Political Violence
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, January 19th, INTS 1128 Cheol-Sung Lee, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago
When Solidarity Works : Labor-civic Networks and Welfare States in the Market Reform Era.
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society and UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty
Thursday, February 9th William R. Clark, Charles Puryear Professor of Liberal Arts and Professor of Political Science, Texas A&M University
“Does Partisan Bias at the Fed Explain the ‘Republican Advantage’?”
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
Thursday, February 16th Jason Beckfield, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
Evaluating Welfare-State Convergence with Dyadic Analysis: Social Policies are Increasingly Similar, but Only in the EU
Co-Sponsored by the UCR Center for Ideas and Society and UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty

 Seminars sponsored by the Departments of Political Science and Sociology